Beyond our votes, do black lives matter to you Clinton?
Jamaica Observer

Dear Mrs Hillary Clinton, Local Opinion Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Between Jamrock and other hard places http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Between-Jamrock-and-other-hard-places_68165 With reports of racist attacks...

We must take the local gov’t road to prosperity
Jamaica Observer

The main theme within Jamaican politics circa 2016 is ‘prosperity’. The newly elected Jamaican Government, under the Jamaica Labour Party Administration, has made this theme the central focus of its governing...

Bunting the most prepared successor
Jamaica Observer

On June 10, 2016 the Jamaica Observer published a politically stimulating, incisive and intrinsically interesting editorial cartoon by the indefatigable Sir Clovis vividly showing People’s National Party President...

Arbitral tribunal on South China Sea
Jamaica Observer

On July 12, 2016, the Arbitral Tribunal in the South China Sea rendered an award in an attempt to undermine China’s territorial sovereignty and maritime rights and interests in the South China Sea. This is an illegal...

Turkey restores democracy and the order
Jamaica Observer

Turkish people will never forget the date of July 15, 2016.This was a horrible day as a coup attempt by a group of military personnelwas perpetrated that day to overthrow the democratically elected Government and to...

Farmers ready to join Caricom, Brexit
Jamaica Observer

On Wednesday July 13, 2016, hundreds of the nation’s farmers met at the Denbigh showground in May Pen, Clarendon, as the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) held its 121st annual general meeting (AGM) of the...

Between Jamrock and other hard places
Jamaica Observer

With reports of racist attacks in the US and terrorist attacks in the Middle East and Europe, we’d better batten down and secure Jamaica. “Foreign” is certainly not looking as attractive as it used to, so...

Haiti: Time is running out
Jamaica Observer

Luis Almagro, the secretary general of the Organisation of American states (OAS), has told political stakeholders in Haiti, including the interim Government and parliamentarians, that it is imperative that they fully...

Preserving the patrimony, indeed: The role of the Ministry of Tourism
Jamaica Observer

I note with keen interest a column in The Agenda magazine of the Jamaica Observer by Howard Gregory, lord bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, on Sunday, July 10, 2016. The piece, entitled ‘Preserving the...

A company that is too good to be closed
Jamaica Observer

St Elizabeth is now under starter’s orders for the reopening of Alpart. Excitement in the valley as communities begin to gear up for possible jobs, and the provision of goods and services, to restore Alpart as the...

PHOTO: No political dunce
Jamaica Observer

On The Agenda this week is the changed winds of the People’s National Party leadership race. Christopher Burns tackles the many opinions on Peter Bunting’s aborted challenge — that never even got started....

HAJ state of affairs years in the making
Jamaica Observer

I am responding to articles and comments reported in the media as coming from the chairman of the Housing Agency of Jamaica Limited (HAJ) and the minister without portfolio with responsibility for water, land and housing...

Peter Bunting is no political dunce
Jamaica Observer

Peter Bunting delivered a political masterstroke last week by announcing that he would not challenge the incumbent president of the People’s National Party (PNP) Portia Simpson Miller, but instead would allow her to...

Sports Briefs
Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica's Reggae Boyz will host Haiti on September 6 at 8:30 p.m. at the National Stadium in their next home game in the CONCACAF World Cup 2018 semi-final round qualifiers. The Reggae Boyz are currently...

St Kitts enters CFU top three as T&T jumps six spots
Trinidad Guardian

ST JOHN’S—St Kitts and Nevis have jumped into the top three of the Caribbean Football Union but the latest FIFA rankings have hardly been kind to regional teams, with several of them suffering sharp declines....

'To hell with the mosquitoes!' — McLeod
Jamaica Observer

MONACO, Principality of Monaco (AFP) – Top Jamaican hurdler Omar McLeod delivered a rallying cry Thursday for those athletes headed to the Rio Olympics and concerned about the Zika virus. Local News Thu, 14 Jul 2016...

Zika epidemic should fizzle out within 3 years: study
Jamaica Observer

MIAMI, United States (AFP) – The outbreak of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, blamed for a surge in birth defects, has likely reached its peak in Latin America and the epidemic should be over within three years,...

Armed attacker shot dead by cops — report
Jamaica Observer

ST ANDREW, Jamaica –A brawl in the Mannings Hill area of St Andrew yesterday turned deadly after police were called in to quell the dispute. Local News Thu, 14 Jul 2016 13:52:13 GMT Zika epidemic should fizzle out...

Bail denied for mother, stepfather of 3-y-o; safety concerns cited
Jamaica Observer

ST ANN, Jamaica – The mother and her common-law-husband who have been charged under the Child Care and Protection Act following the gruesome murder of three-year-old Nevalesia Campbell, were denied bail when they...

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